Have you ever driven past one of those signs by an apartment building or condo that says, “If you lived here, you’d be home now”? I thought of those signs this week when I was out in my garden. As I picked peas, lettuce, baby kale and an assortment of flowers, I thought about the…

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And Other Pleasures of Raised Bed Gardening! One of the wonderful things about gardening in the loose, well amended soil of a raised bed is seeing how fast the veggies grow. The demonstration raised beds at Hyannis Country Garden were planted at the end of May. At that time a variety of plants and seeds…

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Many of you might remember when the rock star Prince changed his name to a symbol. Since the symbol wasn’t pronounceable, because that would just be another name after all, he became “the artist formerly known as Prince.” I think of this every time I pass the baskets of ‘Red Riding Hood’ Mandevilla in the…

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